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Tui Glen Rest Home
Rest Home Care
23 Tui Glen Road
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23 Tui Glen Rd
Nelson Marlborough
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Hilary Bird - +6435451555
Hilary Bird - +6435451555
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Tui Glen Rest Home is a uniquely Nelson establishment with a commitment to community outlook. We provide a positive, caring, friendly environment within a family atmosphere where Residents receive quality care.

Our overarching statement of " Making a Positive Difference in Peoples Lives" extends beyond our Residents in care to include their extended families and significant others. Families and Friends working with families and Friends.

Accordingly our care is designed to be all inclusive, to maintain dignity, privacy, individuality, promote good health in comfort and safety while retaining a purpose for living and maximising enjoyment for our Residents.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
Updated: 7 Nov 2017
Bed and Vacancy Details
Bed and Vacancy Details
Approximate number of beds at this level of care 8
Vacancy Yes
Tui Glen Homestead is a family focused home. Our rooms are comfortable and light filled, the home has lovely views over rural country and the Haven. We offer a room for Supported Living, this is for someone that hasn't been assessed rest home care but needs support, please inquire if you wish to know more about this service. You are most welcome to phone our Manager to arrange a tour of the facility, weekend visits can be arranged with the Manager by appointment, or you can just 'drop in', The best time to do this is after 1030 am. We also provide Rest Home residential care for people under the age of 65 and respite care.
Impending vacancy No
Additional Room CostsNo
Updated: 19 Feb 2018
Family members of current residents happy to provide "testimonials".
Updated: 19 Dec 2017
TypeHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Registered Nurse 8 Yes Margaret Helleur Registered Nurse, She has over 30 years experience in nursing, for the last 16 years she has specialised in Aged Care. Margaret has knowledge in natural medicine this is only used with support from residents Doctor's and families.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers Yes We have 4 wonderful care staff, they are all trained in Elder Care and are excellent caregivers. They are often supported on shift by the manager. Interaction with residents is encouraged at all times. All of the caregivers cook wonderful homemade meals.
Physiotherapist 0.00 Negotiable
Occupational Therapist 0.00 Negotiable
Own Social Worker 0.00 Negotiable Hilary holds Dip in Social Work, Mental Health Supporters Certificate and also a Certificate in Hypnotherapy. She has done extensive study in dementia care and continues to study and learn new information.
Activities Co-ordinator 30 Yes We have Hayley as our activities person. We take people out on several outings a week to local cafes, beaches etc. and appointments.
Hairdresser Yes Hairdresser comes to the Resthome when required by Residents or if they wish they go to their own hairdresser or barber.
Podiatrist Yes Gail from Best Foot Forward comes on a 2 monthly cycle to take good care of everyone's nails.
Dietitian Yes Nutrition Matters Dietition Consultancy Services (NZ Reg Dietitian) contracted to review content and meal preparation.
Accredited Visitors Negotiable 2 month cycle
Kaumatua Yes If required Tui Glen would arrange this.
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes This would be arranged for anyone wanting this service.
Other Personnel Yes Doctors visits are arranged for 3 monthly reviews or when required.Aged Concern/Advocacy Service's available. Tui Glen networks with Elder Mental Health Services/Drugs and Addiction services. We also work closely with ADARDS and the Hospice.
Updated: 19 Dec 2017
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of ExpertiseStatusDetails
Wound Care Yes Margaret Helleur Registered Nurse
Diabetic Care Yes All Staff trained in this Care requirement.
Continence Advisor Yes Margaret Helleur Registered Nurse
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Manager Yes
Updated: 17 May 2013
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite Yes We also can arrange palliative care with help from Hospice and their wonderful service.
Other Short Stay Programme Yes We can provide day stay as long as the person doesn't wonder.
Subsidised Yes
Private Paying Yes
Booking can be made in advance Yes We are happy to put people on a waiting list.
Updated: 28 Sep 2017
Under 65 yrs with Disability Yes
Primary Health Funded Short Term Care Yes
Whanau Room Yes
Rooms (Single) Yes Every room has its own vanity.
Rooms (Suit Couple) Yes We can cater for a couple.
Ensuite No Vanity units in each room.
May Bring Own Furniture Yes
Alcohol Permitted Yes
Pets In Residence Yes A Bengal named Toby and 1 chicken
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Phone Access In Own Room Yes By use of portable phones to ensure privacy, residents have use of the phone and can call without charge anywhere in New Zealand.
Wifi Yes Fibre optic broadband and also our phones are run through the fibre optic cable.
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes
Residents Committee Yes Chaired by our Activities Co-ordinator
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes
Confused Residents Yes Strong working relationship with Alzheimer's Society Nelson Inc. We welcome dementia and can cater for people as long as they don't wonder off the property.
Lounges/seating areas Yes Main lounge area with indoor/outdoor flow to large balcony, Garden courtyard
Outings Yes Up to 4 optional outings weekly(subject to weather) with our Activities Co-ordinator
Rural Setting Yes Views over Dodson Valley and out over "The Haven" to Tasman Bay.
Smokers Room Yes Smokers have a area outside with a shelter.
Smoking Permitted Yes Outside only in east court yard area.
Semi-Secure Yes
Sprinklers Yes Sprinklers & hard wire smoke detection alarms (inspected on monthly basis by Tyco NZ Ltd) in every room.
Audit report available Yes
Updated: 10 Jan 2017
Special Features
Special Features
Tui Glen Rest Home has a policy of continually striving to increase the scope and opportunity for Residents to have greater involvement with the community both within the home and outside.

Home located on elevated site with full ramp access,all day sun, nice gardens and excellent outdoor areas for Residents.
A eight bed home with an emphasis on providing a caring family environment similar to what Residents would have been used to before leaving their own home.
Updated: 10 Jan 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/tuiglennelson

Regular in house visits from Age Concern, Senior Citizens by arrangement (also Probus, Stroke Group, Service men and women and other support groups),optional visits to local art gallery and shops.
Church services Sunday (Anglican Minister and/or other denominations available for Communion).

Craft available in house with Activities Co ordinator and through various other contacts.

Exercise sessions at least twice weekly, our Activities Co-ordinator lives on site so outings as well as activities aren't just kept to a morning routine but are spread out over a weekly cycle with some outings during weekends.
Email and internet available and Sky tv.

Entertainment provided by Church groups, visitors and "Friends of the Home", (friends of the management).
Resident's Birthdays and other special days honoured with family, friends and staff gatherings
Selection of indoor games available (visitors, family and children are encouraged to play), sundry big print library books available on a regular cycle, Kent log fire in residents lounge.
Personnal shopping available on request, active participation in activities of daily living is encouraged (eg hanging out washing, clearing tables, mending etc).
TV in Resident's lounge, (jack-points also in all Resident's rooms) films/CDs provided on a regular basis,wireless internet, optional outings scheduled on a regular basis, optional coffee morning outings, visits (to old friends in homes, rest homes and Hospitals) optional outings with managers family and with other staff members.

Every opportunity is taken to provide Residents with new and stimulating activites.
Dementia beds are also negotiable.

Please note: Distance to main shopping area is distance to City Centre.
Updated: 25 Jul 2016
Additional Information
Additional Information
Details re Meals Breakfast served in bedroom or dinning room, Main meal at midday. All meals are made on site in the Tui Glen kitchen. Fresh home made baking is done every Sunday.
Staffing Details Margaret Helleur is employed as the Registered Nurse. Hilary is supported by 4 part-time qualified staff and the Activities coordinator. There is Resident focused care delivery by staff and a positive staff/management/resident relationship that exists. Our Registered Nurse is on the floor every Wednesday, their service to us is contracted as on call 24/7. Staff training/Qualifications - Diploma & Certificate in Support of the Older Person, Diploma Social Work.
Associated Complexes We have no Assocaited Complexes which allows us to focus totally on our Resident's care needs.
Fees Details/Fees Do Not Include Fee structure as per the DHB contract,Hilary will have details available.
Updated: 15 Apr 2015
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
English Yes
Updated: 17 May 2013
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual AffiliationsStatusDetails
(Other comments) Yes Tui Glen is open and accepting to any spiritual or religious affiliations.
Updated: 17 May 2013
Public Transport 0.50 km Public Bus service is down Dodson's Valley at the Valley Dodson's 4 Square about a 5 minute walk.
Shops 0.50 km Dodson's Valley 4 square is the closest shop.
Mall 4.00 km In Nelson City
Parks 0.50 km Several parks to go walking through
Library 4.00 km Library in Nelson City
Updated: 17 May 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & MembershipStatusDetails
Care Association New Zealand Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Care Association New Zealand New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 6 Mar 2017